Kevin Thomas

Full Name: Kevin Roderick Thomas
Age: 34 (25.04.1975)
Positions: Centre Forward
Born: Edinburgh, Scotland
Nationality: Scottish
International Honours: 8 Scotland Under-21 caps, 1 goal
Height: 5' 11"
Transfer Fee: £20,000 - Heart of Midlothian
Date Signed: 13.07.1998
Date Left: 20.08.1999
Transfer Out: £150,000* - St. Johnstone
Former Clubs: Links United (amateur), Heart of Midlothian, Stirling Albion [loan], TPV Tampere (Finland) [loan], Morton, St. Johnstone, Berwick Rangers, Montrose, Bo'ness United (juniors)
Current Club / Employment: Unknown
Honours with Morton:
Personal Honours:
Miscellaneous: * St. Johnstone originally paid Morton £100,000 for Kevin but an additional £50,000 was paid after an SFA tribunal ruled that extra cash was owed due to an appearance based clause. Morton were later forced to pay Hearts £18,797 due to a sell-on clause.

Billy Stark himself told me that Kevin was sold behind his back by the chairman at the time.

Kevin will always be remembered for his hat-trick in the 5-1 derby win against St. Mirren at Love Street in 1999. I met Thomas in Cardiff in 2002 (I was there supporting Scotland v Wales, as was he) and he told me that his time at Morton was his favourite time in his career and when informed there was a video of the 5-1 game he passed on his e-mail address so he could get a copy. This affection was evident in November 2001 when he apologised to the Cowshed after scoring for Berwick at Cappielow.

In January 2001 he and fellow Saints striker George O'Boyle were sacked by St. Johnstone after they were alleged to have taken Cocaine in a Perth nightclub.

Morton Career - starts, sub appearances, goals:

Div 1: 22, 0, 9 Lge Cup: 0 Ch. Cup: - Scot C: 3,0,2
Div 1: 2, 0, 2 Lge Cup: 1,0,0 Ch. Cup: 1,0,1 Scot C: 0

League: 24, 0, 11 Lge Cup: 1,0,0 Ch Cup: 1,0,1 Scot C: 3,0,2

Overall: 29 Starts, 0 Sub App, 14 Goals

In Action

Celebrating Scoring At Love Street


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